Best Holiday and Christmas Events in Houston for Families

Santa's Wonderland near Houston might be your best chance to see snow this year.  Photo courtesy of Santa's Wonderland
Santa's Wonderland near Houston might be your best chance to see snow this year. Photo courtesy of Santa's Wonderland

The holidays and all of their cheer are quickly approaching, and there are some amazing seasonal and Christmas events near Houston to do with the whole family. From the Nutcracker Market to holiday light shows, volunteer opportunities, and more, there is no shortage of fun and festive activities you and your family can enjoy to get into the holiday spirit. To get you started, we've compiled a list of the ultimate must-do holiday and Christmas events in Houston to make the most of the 2021 holiday season.

For more Christmas events and other seasonal activities, check out our Guide to Holiday Events in Houston.

Places featured in this article:


Houston Museum of Natural Science

Hurricane Harbor Splash Town

Cypress Creek Christian Church and Community Center

Old Time Christmas Tree Farm

Heritage Place - Downtown Conroe

Frost Conroe Financial Center

Heritage Place - Downtown Conroe

Stageworks Theater: Garza Mainstage

Seabrook Community House

South Shore Harbour Marina and Nassau Bay Lagoon

Duke Family Christmas Light Show

Historic Downtown Katy
Family Storytime & a Craft at Levy Park
Levy Park Conservancy - 10:00 AM Pick
Plastic Power WonderWeek at CMH
Children's Museum of Houston - various times Pick
Online Guitar Lessons for Kids
Virtual - various times
Online Art Lessons for Kids
Virtual - various times
Online Piano Lessons for Kids
Virtual - various times
Neighborhood Guides
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